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The concert-drama evoked historic performances of Verdi’s Requiem by the Jews who were enslaved in the Terezin ghetto/concentration camp during the Holocaust.
Morrison’s earliest witnesses of Othering are two women who had been enslaved, Mary Prince and Harriet Jacobs, both of whom later recorded their physical and mental torture at the hands of their owners.
One of the survivors represented by Clooney is Nadia Murad, who was enslaved and raped by ISIS militants in Iraq at the age of 21.
The same notions of moral fitness and intellectual capability were asked of black people, when they were once enslaved.
Whether through introducing disease to indigenous Americans, enslaving them or outright slaughtering them, the European conquest of the Americas was a genocidal enterprise.
The group’s epic abuses — enslaving women, massacring whole populations, grisly killings, mass terrorism — inspired a furious reaction that has left large parts of Iraq in smoldering ruins.
More than 6,000 women were enslaved, and men were lined up and shot outside their towns.
In slave states like Kentucky, home to approximately 40,000 enslaved laborers around McDowell’s time, many of these experimental surgeries were performed on slaves.
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